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A 2010 Hudson Valley graduate has found himself on page 19 of the New York Post on Monday -- not for scandal or intrigue -- but for discovering a gel that one day could save soldiers' lives.
Joe Landolina, 20, of Pine Bush, and his business partners at Suneris Inc. have developed a gel patch that can be placed on a wound to quickly stop the bleeding. He has partnered with a cardiovascular...Read more »
1. For the first time since Newsday broke the story about New York securing a $1.5 billion loan from the federal government, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's public pointman on the new Tappan Zee Bridge, Brian Conybeare, will answer questions from the Westchester County Board of Legislators about the megaproject's finances, local impact and jobs.
2. A plea deal in the $350,000 tax battle between Rockland...Read more »
Remember “planking” -- the wacky Internet trend of people posting photos of themselves stretched horizontally in the oddest of places? That’s long gone, but because of Tuesday night’s winter weather advisory, Westchester, Rockland and Hudson Valley residents might get the opportunity to join a similar trend: frosting.
The Facebook page Frosters Anonymous showcases pictures of people in the...Read more »
Move over Rachael Ray. Chef Schumer is heating up the kitchen.
When Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) was tapped as chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, he may not have known that cook and taste tester went along with the job, but that's the role Schumer found himself in recently when he joined head chef Shannon Shaffer to help prepare one of the inauguration...Read more »
Those looking to make a wish on a shooting star should have plenty of opportunities when they gaze skyward during Thursday night's Geminid meteor shower, which astronomers call the "most intense meteor shower of the year."
The meteor shower peaks late Thursday night into dawn Friday with an estimated 50 or more meteors per hour. A new moon on Thursday will make the sky dark for ample...Read more »
President Barack Obama's re-election campaign in New York state says it has a "crucial" role to play in the upcoming presidential election: just not in New York.
In a Nov. 2 memo to supporters, Robert Diamond, NY state director of Obama for America, listed the group's core missions as "exporting volunteers" -- including some from the Hudson Valley -- to Pennsylvania and...Read more »